2017 Lincoln Continental in Depth: A Relaxed-Fit Boulevardier with Thrones Fit for a King

Reviving a storied nameplate is a bold move, one that the Lincoln Motor Company is betting on big league—it has even contracted the star of The Lincoln Lawyer himself, Matthew McConaughey, to serve as spokesman. The Continental is the struggling brand’s all-new, luxuriously appointed, handsomely styled flagship sedan. Three V-6 engines, two of which are […]

Ford’s Electrification Push Includes Plug-In Escape and Lincoln Navigator Hybrid

Earlier this year, Ford announced a strong focus on hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and fully electric vehicles, with plans calling for a $4.5 billion investment to develop and produce 13 new electrified models by 2020. While two of those projects seem especially daunting—creating desirable hybrid versions of two icons, the F-150 and the Mustang—we’ve learned a little more about other vehicles […]

Lincoln Motor Co. Doesn’t Like the Sound of Lynk & Co

“Lincoln.” “Lynk & Co.” Say them out loud, and there is a similarity there that’s sort of harmonic. At least, there’s enough to bother Ford, according to a report in Automotive News, which said that Lincoln plans to take legal action with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to block use of the Lynk & […]

IIHS Crash-Tests Large Cars: Lincoln, Mercedes, and Toyota Get Top Marks; Tesla, Ford, and Chevrolet Fall Short

Small-overlap front crash tests and inadequate headlights tripped up half of the six large sedans recently tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-class, and the Toyota Avalon were given the group’s highest rating of Top Safety Pick+, while the Chevrolet Impala, the Ford Taurus, and the Tesla Model S failed to achieve either […]

Destination Unknown: 2018 Lincoln Navigator Starts at $73,250

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator goes on sale this fall with a starting price nearly $10,000 greater than that of its predecessor. The new model’s $73,250 base price isn’t for naught, as Lincoln’s all-new flagship SUV features an aluminum-intensive body, a higher-quality cabin, and an improved powertrain that swaps the old Navigator’s six-speed automatic transmission for a new […]